Category Archives: Reviews

BEN E. KING – Supernatural Soul

December 3, 2022

Goldenlane 2022 Previously unheard updates of gems by one of the primary shakers and movers of black music bring back that cosmic feeling – and Bootsy’s sway to boot. It was a rather rare case in pre-soul rhythm-and-blues to hear … Continue reading

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THE ALBION CHRISTMAS BAND – All Are Safely Gathered In

December 1, 2022

Talking Elephant 2022 Veterans of folklore travels delve into tradition and novelty to let their fellowship shine ever so brightly. Mistletoe doesn’t have a scent yet if it did that’s the aroma this album would exude, as the ensemble whose … Continue reading

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ELLESMERE – Livesmere

November 25, 2022

AMS 2022 In order to rein in progressive expanse, Roman group introduce their panoramic tapestries to concert audience. Whatever one may think of this relatively unknown Italian ensemble, it would be difficult to deny the bravery of Roberto Vitelli’s collective … Continue reading

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JOE MACRE – The Dream Is Free

November 23, 2022

Cuppa Joe 2022 In the sky again, American art-rocker soars to reach for the rainbow’s end only to locate riches on the ground. All it takes to hit one’s stride is start moving, and that’s exactly what Joe Macre did … Continue reading

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EAMON THE DESTROYER – A Small Blue Car – Re​-​made​/​Re​-​modelled

November 21, 2022

Bearsuit 2022 A fresh approach to a Scottish pastiche master’s vehicle finds him on the road to obscure raptures. If you invite friends over for a playdate and tell them to bring along some toys, rest assured: quite a lot … Continue reading

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